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Cast announced for Dancing at Lughnasa - Lyric Theatre 26 Aug - 27 Sept

Dancing at Lughnasa 26 Aug – 27 Sept

We’re delighted to start rehearsals today for Brian Friel’s #DancingatLughnasa, directed by Annabelle Comyn which will run on the Danske Bank stage from 26 August – 27 September. 151 more words



An annual festival celebrating playwright Brian Friel is being launched this summer in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. 172 more words


Just a thought ...... about Harper Lee's Maycomb, Alabama and other related settings....

Middle Earth, Narnia, and Wessex are all examples of exotic, or parallel-world settings created by novelists to base their stories in.  Novelists have always created these imaginary worlds for their own purposes.  1,219 more words


Talking About Thomas Kilroy

I was delighted to recently receive a copy of one of the latest publications from Carysfort Press: Guy Woodward’s edited collection Talking about Thomas Kilroy… 1,079 more words

Irish Theatre

Éilis Ní Dhuibhne Interview

This article originally appeared in the University Observer in February, before the writer accepted the PEN Award for her Outstanding Contribution to Irish Literature. 

As Éilis Ní Dhuibhne prepares to accept the PEN Award for her Outstanding Contribution to Irish Literature, Patrick Kelleher sits down with the writer to discuss the Irish language, feminism, and her beginnings in UCD… 1,025 more words


Carlingford Players to stage Philadelphia Here I Come this weekend

The Carlingford Players will present the Brian Friel play ‘Philadelphia Here I Come’ in the Foy Centre this weekend.

The performances will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8pm sharp. 23 more words

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Abbey Theatre - Raising the curtain!

The Abbey Theatre (also known as the National Theatre of Ireland) has had a long and interesting history dating back over a hundred years.

In the 1890s WB Yeats, Lady Augusta Gregory and Edward Martyn published a ‘ 326 more words